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Baltimore Chronicles, Volume 4 by Treasure Hernandez

By Treasure Hernandez

Scar Johnson is the most important drug broker in Baltimore, and with the aid of his female friend, who occurs to be a District lawyer, he has turn into the main untouchable. yet is he rather secure? The mysterious observer has pop out of the shadows and infiltrated the soiled funds workforce. with his partner, he plans to specific revenge on Scar. in the meantime, Tiphani is plotting her go back from Florida to assert her young ones and likewise come again at Scar and the mayor who left her for lifeless. After getting better from his accidents, Derek Fuller is out of felony, searching for redemption. Can Scar fend off all of those enemies and nonetheless keep an eye on the Baltimore drug exchange?

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There are more single customers to be seen now: someone writing on a laptop, someone text-messaging on a cell phone, another absorbed in reading like Mari, another doing nothing but staring thoughtfully out the window. Maybe they can’t sleep. Maybe they don’t want to sleep. A family restaurant provides such people with a place to park themselves late at night. A large woman charges in as if she could hardly wait for the restaurant’s automatic glass door to open. She is solidly constructed, not fat.

The first one,” he says, holding up a finger, “is that people are all different. Even siblings. ” “True,” he concedes. “Nobody wants to go all the way to Hawaii to stay alive licking frost and eating moss. That’s for sure. ” Mari went on thinking about this for a while, one hand perched on her thick book. ” he asks. ” Mari says nothing. ” Mari maintains her silence. He gives up and continues his meal. This time, he concentrates his attention on the chicken salad and finishes it without a word. He takes his time chewing and drinks a lot of water.

He puts cream in his newly arrived coffee and takes a sip. “When I was in middle school, I happened to buy a jazz record called Blues-ette at a used record store. An old LP. I can’t remember why I bought it at the time. I had never heard any jazz before. But anyway, the first tune on side A was ‘Five Spot After Dark,’ and it was great. A guy named Curtis Fuller played the trombone on it. The first time I heard it, I felt the scales fall from my eyes. That’s it, I thought. That’s the instrument for me.

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